So, the situation, as I understand it, is that Cricket Australia wants the government to ban the tour to
John Howard has said that if
The players won't comment.
What we have here again is a sporting team from an iniquitously governed country sparking trouble, just as the Springboks did in the 70s and 80s but with no one wishing to carry the can for boycotting the offending country.
To be fair though - John Howard is at least contemplating it.
Where do you stand on this - do you say sport and politics should never mix, as with the olympics [officially] or do you think there should be no tours of iniquitous regimes?
You might leave your thoughts in the poll in the sidebar.